?
Solved

Cannot connect to SBS 2003 Server after Service Pack 2 Installed

Posted on 2008-10-08
10
Medium Priority
?
307 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I did a fresh install of Windows 2003 Small Business Server R2. At this point I was able to access the server shares. Went to Microsoft update & installed Service Pack 2. Now I cannot access the server shares from a client computer.
0
Comment
Question by:rjarigo
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
10 Comments
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:Andres Perales
ID: 22673195
check the firewall settings, for testing purposes turn off the firewall, see if you can get access if so you know that it is the firewall and then you will have to do some exceptions.
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:waynewilliams
ID: 22673273
Have you installed any anti-virus software on the server?
0
 

Author Comment

by:rjarigo
ID: 22673291
No Antivirus or any other applications installed yet
0
How Blockchain Is Impacting Every Industry

Blockchain expert Alex Tapscott talks to Acronis VP Frank Jablonski about this revolutionary technology and how it's making inroads into other industries and facets of everyday life.

 

Author Comment

by:rjarigo
ID: 22673306
When I went to view Windows Firewall settings, I get a message "Windows Firewall cannot run because another program is running that might use the network address translation component (Ipnet.sys)"
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:waynewilliams
ID: 22673311
Can you ping the server from the client PC?

Also, can you access the server shares from the server itself?  

Check the event logs on the PC and the Server for any errors and post your findings.
0
 

Author Comment

by:rjarigo
ID: 22673596
I can both NICs on the server. The server shares are accessible from the server.
No recent errors in Server event log. PC event log give "The server's configuration parameter "Iirpstacksize" is too small for the server to use a local device. Please increase the value of this paramenter
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:waynewilliams
ID: 22673691
I have seen this error before and it was AV software on the PC causing it.

Article here:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/177078

0
 

Author Comment

by:rjarigo
ID: 22673777
While trying to resolve this problem, I continued to install more Microsoft updates. The problem has seemed to resolve itself for now.
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Computer101 earned 0 total points
ID: 23645044
PAQed with points refunded (125)

Computer101
EE Admin
0

Featured Post

Optimize your web performance

What's in the eBook?
- Full list of reasons for poor performance
- Ultimate measures to speed things up
- Primary web monitoring types
- KPIs you should be monitoring in order to increase your ROI

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The SBS 2011 release date (RTM) is supposed to be around Christmas, 2011.  This article is a compilation of my notes -- things I have learned first hand.  The items are in a rather random order, but I think this list covers most of what is new and d…
You may have discovered the 'Compatibility View Settings' workaround for making your SBS 2008 Remote Web Workplace 'connect to a computer' section stops 'working around' after a Windows 10 client upgrade.  That can be fixed so it 'works around' agai…
In this brief tutorial Pawel from AdRem Software explains how you can quickly find out which services are running on your network, or what are the IP addresses of servers responsible for each service. Software used is freeware NetCrunch Tools (https…
Monitoring a network: how to monitor network services and why? Michael Kulchisky, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, VTSP, VSP, CCSP outlines the philosophy behind service monitoring and why a handshake validation is critical in network monitoring. Software utilized …
Suggested Courses

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question